Re: Fear the new maintainer process
Am Mit, 26 Jul 2000 15:11:08 Mark Brown Sie:
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 12:57:40PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 01:31:22PM +0900, Taketoshi Sano wrote:
> > > (There are several applicants who
> > > does not respond at all, or holding the process for months and
> > > finally decide not to join the project, as I read from the list).
> > So what? It's not as if the entry in the queue costs any
> > money. Just wait until you get a response. You don't need to
> > run after your applicants like a mum after her children :)
> It's not about the entry in the queue - it's about the time it takes the
> application manager to work this out when they try to process that
> applicant. It's frustrating and it's time that could be better spent
> getting another applicant through the process.
So fix the process. Don't put the blame on the applicant, if you can
avoid it. We need their help, not they our shiny @debian.org address.